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Over the Moon with Yellow Breck Road

Gerry Linford’s return to the Court has us over the moon with his heart-warming comedy Yellow Breck Road.  Dot (Gemma Brodrick), mum Carol (Lynn Francis) and dad Billy (Paul Duckworth) are the loveable Potter family who have opened their home to Nan (Eithne Browne) and couch to handyman Uncle Barry (Jake Abraham).  Every good show needs a villain and ours comes in the form of Jamie Greer as money-hungry landlord Harry.

The press have been in to review it and here’s what they had to say:

The Lowdown Magazine – FIVE STARS

“Yellow Breck Road is also incredibly heartwarming. Without spoiling the story for you, the production deals with the themes of love and loss; themes that everyone in the audience could relate to in one way or another.”

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Liverpool Sound and Vision – 9/10

“Great charm and unspoilt pleasure.”

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Liverpool Echo – FOUR STARS

“Laugh a minute comedy”

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Arts City Liverpool – FOUR STARS

Linford marries gentle humour, lavatorial language and some nifty one-liners with a heartfelt exploration of ambition, disappointment and human relations, an exploration that leads to a genuinely emotional denouement.

Read the full review here.

Wirral Globe – FOUR STARS

A Scouse semi space-age soap sit-com.

“Laugh-out-loud moments and some very tender, moving scenes.”

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The Reviews Hub – FOUR STARS

One of the most touching and emotionally impactful plays staged at the court.”

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The Stage

“Joyous, undemanding Liverpool farce that riffs on the Wizard of Oz.”

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Liverpool Underlined

“Refreshingly different”

“The combination of the family melodrama and detour to the moon – turning the play on a sixpence – is bold storytelling that pitches Yellow Breck Road somewhere between Red Dwarf, Brookside and late-80s sitcom curio watching.”

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Access North West

“As soon as the curtain went up we laughed out loud.”

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Suburbs and the City

“A rollercoaster ride of emotions from laughter and tears to the odd bit of jeering.”

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Not only have we had some great reviews from the press, you lot have also been raving about the show.

Yellow Breck Road was on stage until 2 March.

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